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Dock Layouts for Summer Fun!

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If you've never built your own dock before, you may not know the vast amount of options you have! At One Source Docks, we build custom docks at the Lake of the Ozarks which means we can design a dock built for your lifestyle! Not sure which type of dock you're in the market for? Read on to learn more about different dock layouts!

Design Your DREAM Dock  When you have One Source Services build a new dock at the Lake of the Ozarks for you, we can come up with a complete custom design that will match how you spend time on the lake. To come up with the perfect dock layout, we first have to discuss what activities you do on the water. For example:
Do you spend a lot of time swimming?Do you want to fish off of your dock?How many watercraft do you own? Do you plan to entertain on your dock?  Once we figure out how you will use your dock, we can start planning your dream dock that you will make so many memories on! Below are just a few of the MANY design options:
Platform Dock  This is…

Spring Dock Inspection

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Spring is on its way and now is the time to start looking at your dock. If you didn't inspect your dock last fall it's important to take the time to ensure it's ready for spring. Winter can cause damage to your dock from the fluctuation temperatures and feezing and unthawing. If you're not sure what to watch out for, get a dock inspection guide from our dock company at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Walkways  If your dock walkways are damaged it can pose a big danger to those who use it. Make sure that there are no material obstructions that would make walking unsafe. Ensure that your walkways are structurally sound and there is not an excessive amount of movement.


Handrails It's crucial that your handrails are not damaged -especially if you have a commercial dock at the Lake of the Ozarks. Handrails should be structurally sound to ensure safety.
Anchorage  It's important that your dock is secure. It's not uncommon to see a dock floating in the middle of the lake …

Rip Rap at the Lake of the Ozarks -- More Than Just Rocks!

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Rip rap at the Lake of the Ozarks isn't always the most beautiful thing to look at, but it does pack a big punch for protection! Moving water at the Lake of the Ozarks can cause shoreline erosion, and if you own a home on the Lake protecting that shoreline is very important! Read on to find out why rip rap is much more than meets the eye!  

Rip Rap - More Than Rocks!  When a new rip-rap installation at the Lake of the Ozarks is put in, it might not look like much but it's actually an engineered system. Rocks aren't simply dumped on the shoreline. Rip rap material is strategically placed along the shoreline to create a system that offers lasting and strong protection against erosion. Each stone is placed to interlock naturally to create a structure. 
The Lake of the Ozarks relies on these structures to protect against a major force - moving water! If you live at the Lake of the Ozarks or enjoy spending time on the water, you've witnessed first hand how much the water mo…

One Source Services Teams Up With LOWA for Rip Rap Project at the Community Bridge!

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One Source Services is excited to start a new project at the Lake of the Ozarks Community Bridge. We are partnering with the Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance (LOWA) to install rip rap along the shoreline in order to protect it from erosion. Read on to learn more about this important project we are starting!

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About LOWA  LOWA’s mission is to protect the water quality of Lake of the Ozarks for the benefit of residents, visitors, local businesses, and wildlife. Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) in conjunction with the Region 7 Environmental Protection Agency has awarded LOWA a new grant which will improve water quality in the Lake.  About the Project  Ensuring our shorelines remain intact and our water quality is good at the Lake of the Ozarks is important! Read on to find out what LOWA has to say about the project at the Lake of the Ozarks Community Bridge. 
Since the completion of the Community Bridge (toll bridge) in 1995, the shoreline on the …